Assessment Task 3: Evaluating Dementia Initiatives, 8-10 slide narrated PowerPoint presentation

Assessment Task 3: Evaluating Dementia Initiatives
Task Description
Informed by your learning in the Understanding Dementia MOOC, you are to identify an area of need within a local or global context to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and/or their carers. Undertake a search of recent initiatives (last 5 years) targeting your identified area of need (either partially or fully). Prepare a narrated (voice over) PowerPoint presentation outlining various aspects of your chosen initiative:

The objective (What is the objective of the initiative?)
The rationale (What is the reasoning/justification for the objective of your initiative? i.e. What ‘need’ is it trying to address?)
The design (How is the initiative designed i.e. what does the initiative actually do/how is it undertaken)
Feasibility/risk/safety (Are there any issues withfeasibility or risk or safety related to the initiative? Depending on the status of the initiative, these may or may not have been identified but you may be able to identify these yourself)
Evaluation(How is theinitiative evaluated/planned to be evaluated? i.e. how will its effectiveness/impact be measured)
Task length
8-10 slide narrated PowerPoint presentation (10 minutes maximum).

Links to unit’s intended learning outcomes 1, 2, 3
Assessment criteria
Identify a specific need for people with dementia and/or their carers.
Examine a contemporary initiative for people with dementia and/or their carers.
Identify aspects of feasibility, risk and/or safety for an initiative for people with dementia and/or their carers.
Examine the method of evaluation for an initiative for people with dementia and/or their carers.
Communicate using appropriate academic conventions
Submission requirements
Please submit your narrated PowerPoint with accompanying transcript (Word document) to the appropriate assignment box in MyLO by the due date.

Contribution to final assessment 40%